Celestron PowerSeeker 50 50mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope

Celestron PowerSeeker 50 50mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope

Celestron PowerSeeker 50 50mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope

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Celestron PowerSeeker 50 50mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope

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Product Highlights

  • 50mm Aperture
  • 600mm Focal Length, f/12 Focal Ratio
  • 0.96" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser
  • Manual Alt-Azimuth Mount
  • Three Eyepieces with a 3x Barlow Lens
  • 5x24 Finderscope and 90° Diagonal
  • Adjustable Height Tripod and Tray
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The PowerSeeker 50 50mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope from Celestron is a starter scope designed to introduce viewers to astronomy by giving them a complete setup for viewing the moon, planets, and meteor showers. Three eyepieces provide 30x, 50x, and 150x magnifications with a 3x Barlow lens that triples the magnification of each eyepiece for a wider range of observing possibilities. An adjustable height aluminum tripod provides a stable platform for sky-watching, and the included 90° star diagonal makes looking through the scope more comfortable, especially when aiming the telescope toward the zenith.

Optical Tube
  • 50mm aperture
  • 600mm focal length
  • f/12 focal ratio
  • Refractor-style optical design
  • Anti-reflection multi-coated optics improves light transmission, color rendition, sharpness, and contrast
  • Resolution: 2.79 arc sec, Raleigh; 2.32 arc sec, Dawes
  • 0.96" rack-and-pinion focuser
Mount and Tripod
  • Alt-Azimuth mount with altitude lock
  • 2-Stage adjustable height aluminum tripod
  • Tray holds accessories such as
Eyepieces and Accessories
    Eyepieces:
  • 0.96" diameter barrel
  • 20mm eyepiece yields 30x magnification, 51° apparent angle of view, 72' field of view at 1000 yards
  • 12mm eyepiece yields 50x magnification
  • 4mm eyepiece yields 150x magnification
    Barlow lens:
  • 3x magnification effectively triples the power of each eyepiece for wider viewing options
    Diagonal:
  • 90° angle provides a more comfortable viewing position
  • Star diagonal vertically corrects images for land use
    5x24 Finderscope
  • 5x magnification produces a wide field of view to make finding subjects easy and star-hopping navigation faster
  • Straight-through viewing
  • Includes mounting bracket
UPC: 050234210393
In the Box
Celestron PowerSeeker 50 50mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope
  • 20mm Eyepiece
  • 12mm Eyepiece
  • 4mm Eyepiece
  • 5x24 Finderscope
  • 3x Barlow Lens
  • 90° Star Diagonal
  • Aluminum Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • TheSkyX - First Light Edition Astronomy Software
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description
    Optical Design Refractor
    Aperture 50 mm
    Focal Length 600mm
    Focal Ratio f/12.0
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 0.96"
    Diagonal 90° star
    Finderscope 5 x 24
    Tripod Aluminum, adjustable-height
    Mount Type Manual alt-Azimuth
    Power Source None
    Length 24.0" / 61.0 cm, including dew shield
    Weight 24.0 oz / 680.4 g, OTA only
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 4.95 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 32.75 x 7.25 x 4.25"

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